Friday, December 11, 2015
US Airways Center
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The Portland Trail Blazers travel to US Airways Center to play the Phoenix Suns on Friday, December 11, 2015. The opening line for this game has Phoenix as 4.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 207.
The Trail Blazers come into this game with an overall record of 9-14 and a road record of 4-9. They are 4th in the Northwest Division. They currently have a point differential of -0.4 as they are averaging 101.4 points per game while giving up 101.8 per contest. The Suns have an overall record of 10-13 and a home record of 6-5. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 105.6 points per game and surrendering 105.2, good for a point differential of 0.4.
Damian Lillard comes into this contest averaging 24.5 points per game while playing 36.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Trail Blazers. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 89%. C.J. McCollum averages 19.5 points per game in 35.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.8 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game for Portland. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Brandon Knight averages 21.4 points per game while playing 36.2 minutes per contest this year for the Suns. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per game and has 5.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Eric Bledsoe averages 21.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.2 rebounds per contest and 6.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Portland averages 101.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 10th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 9th in the league. They average 54.6 rebounds per game and 20.7 assists per game which ranks them 5th and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 22nd with 15.7 per game. The Trail Blazers allow 101.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 9th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.8 rebounds a game which ranks 16th and they give up 20.8 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the league.
Phoenix averages 105.6 points per game this year which ranks them 3rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 8th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They average 52.9 rebounds per game and 20.5 assists per contest which ranks them 14th and 23rd respectively. In the turnover department the Suns rank 28th with 17 per game. The Suns allow 105.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 26th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 26th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 52.8 rebounds a game which ranks 15th and they give up 21.6 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. The Suns force 16.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the NBA.
Portland Trail Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Trail Blazers are 12-11-0 against the spread
The Portland Trail Blazers are 13-9-1 against the over/under
Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 11-12-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 14-9-0 against the over/under
Portland Trail Blazers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Phoenix Suns Injuries
12/10/15 F Markieff Morris Illness "?" Friday vs. Portland
12/10/15 C Tyson Chandler Hamstring "?" Friday vs. Portland
Tony's Pick: Take Portland
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